February 26, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun production of its 2015 Edge mid-size SUV and will hire 400 additional workers at the plant near Toronto where it will be built.
Tags: Vehicle Production, Ford, Ford Edge, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs
February 24, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is putting 8,000 of its workers through an intensive training program to ensure everyone knows how to work with the new materials, such as aluminum panels,in the 2015 F-150 full-size pickup at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Ford, Vehicle Manufacturing, Assembly Plant
The service replacement steering gears, at risk for breaking, might be installed on 2008-2010 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty diesel vehicles in North America.
Tags: Diesel Engines, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, Recalls, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, 2008-MY, Ford
February 20, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is providing additional details about the snow plow prep option that's now available with the 2015 F-150 pickup.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Snow Plow, 2015-MY
Ford has begun a driver-behavior study in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to gather data and better understand fleet driving habits as part of a global mobility initiative.
Tags: Hewlett-Packard, Ford, Big Data
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
John Casesa joins the Ford Motor Company after roles with Guggenheim Partners, Merrill Lynch, and General Motors.
Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, New Hire
February 11, 2015 - Industry News
In NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program, the vehicle scores five stars each in the frontal crash test, side crash test and rollover crash test.
Tags: Crash Tests, Ford Mustang, Ford, New Car Assessment Program, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Sports Cars
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Enhanced transitional stability technology, available on the 2015 model-year Focus, can help deliver better handling in highly dynamic driving maneuvers.
Tags: Active Safety Systems, Ford Focus, Electronic Stability Control, Collision Avoidance Technology, Ford, 2015-MY
February 6, 2015 - Global News
Ford has begun taking orders for its Transit Connect taxi, which has been purpose-built for Hong Kong, where taxis are a primary means of transportation for seven million residents and more than 54 million annual visitors.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Ford, Hong Kong, Taxi Fleets, Compact Vans
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
Led by Toyota, the industry coalition is reportedly in negotiations to hire former NHTSA head David Kelly to oversee an investigation into the air bag defects.
Tags: NHTSA, Air Bags, Takata, Honda, Toyota, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Nissan, Recalls
Ford is adding 1,550 jobs to four production facilities to meet the growing demand for the 2015 F-150 pickup, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Assembly Plant, Ford, Vehicle Production
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Ford sold more vans in January than any other January since 2001 on the strength of its new 2015 Transit full-size van and redesigned Transit Connect compact van, Ford announced.
Tags: Ford, Retail Sales, Ford Transit, Ford Transit Connect, Full-Size Vans
February 2, 2015 - Industry News
Barrick Gold Corp. has begun acquiring Ford's aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup trucks for its Nevada gold mining operation. Barrick has placed an initial order for 35 leased pickups and plans to eventually add several hundred to its work truck fleet.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Mining, Ford, Barrick Gold
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
The action affects approximately 205,000 vehicles in the 2010-2013 model years.
Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln, Lincoln MKS, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, Mid-Size Sedans, Luxury Sedans
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Vans
January 27, 2015 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. has opened a research center in Silicon Valley to accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.
Tags: Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, Automated Driving
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
To qualify for the highest possible overall rating, the vehicle received five-star ratings in the frontal crash and side crash tests.
Tags: Crash Tests, Ford, 2015-MY, Large SUVs, NHTSA, Ford Expedition
The 2015 Ford F-150 has been rated to have the lowest impact on the environment, lowest cost of ownership, and the top-rated production chain in terms of social justice among full-size pickup trucks, according to an automotive research firm.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Ford, 2015-MY, Fuel Economy, TCO, Lifecycle Costs
January 14, 2015 - Industry News
ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering propane autogas versions of Ford medium-duty vehicles equipped with the 6.8-liter V-8, following certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
Tags: Ford F-450, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Ford F-650, CARB, Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford E-450
January 12, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has reintroduced its GT supercar with an innovative light-weighting strategy that uses carbon fiber and an ultra-efficient EcoBoost engine.
Tags: Supercar, Ford, Carbon Fiber, Lightweighting, Aluminum
January 9, 2015 - Industry News
Ford's Transit Connect paced a 28 percent increase in sales of compact vans in 2014 in a segment that saw the introduction of one new model with a second model debuting in early 2015.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Compact Vans, Trends, Ford, Nissan NV200
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has elevated Mark LaNeve to the role of vice president of U.S. marketing, sales, and service to replace John Felice, a former Ford fleet executive who retires after 30 years with the company.
Tags: Retirement, Ford, Automotive Executives, Promotions
January 6, 2015 - Global News
Vehicle sales in Brazil dropped last year despite hefty government incentives, as a weak economy weighed on consumer confidence.
Tags: Volkswagen, Ford, General Motors, Brazil, Market Conditions
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is unveiling a slew of mobile apps available for its SYNC AppLink that range from minute-by-minute weather updates to safety features to discourage drivers from texting while behind the wheel.
Tags: Ford SYNC, Ford, Consumer Electronics Show, Mobile Apps
General Motors sold the most fleet vehicles in 2014 on the strength of its daily rental fleet sales, while Ford delivered the most vehicles to commercial and government fleets amid a rising tide of vehicle sales to close out the year.
Tags: Fleet Sales, Ford, General Motors, FCA US
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